Below is a list of the latest articles in international scientific journals related to entrepreneurship, innovation and productivity with authors from the University of Stavanger (UiS) and the International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS) affiliated with the Center for Innovation Research.

It is probably not an exhaustive list. Please email to suggest relevant articles by IRIS/UiS researchers which are not in the list yet. For articles earlier than 2013 please use the menu on the left side.


Sandvold, Hilde Ness (2016). "Technical inefficiency, cost frontiers and learning-by-doing in Norwegian farming of juvenile salmonids." Aquaculture Economics & Management 20.4 (2016): 382-398.

Petter Osmundsen (2015) "Innovative og robuste strategier for rigganskaffelse - Hvem skal eie?" Praktisk økonomi og finans (


Sandvold, Hilde Ness, and Ragnar Tveterås (2014). "Innovation and productivity growth in Norwegian production of juvenile salmonids." Aquaculture Economics & Management 18.2 (2014): 149-168.


Eric Christian Brun (2013):  “Ambiguity and learning in the innovation process: Managing exploitation-exploitation by balancing creativity and constraint revisited”. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM)

Tatiana Iakovleva (2013): “Action-Based Education in Academic Entrepreneurship: A New Role of the Student?” Springer

Tatiana Iakovleva (2013): “Financial availability and government support for women entrepreneurs in transitional economies: Cases of Russia and Ukraine”. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

Tatiana Iakovleva (2013): “CSR, Innovation and Value Creation in Rapidly Growing SMEs”. Cappelen Damm Akademisk

Tatiana Iakovleva (2013): “Developing Cross-Border Regional Innovation Systems with Clean Technology Entrepreneurship: The case of Øresund”. International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development

Tatiana Iakovleva (2013): “Open Innovation at the Root of Entrepreneurial Strategy: A Case from the Norwegian Oil Industry”. Technology innovation management review

Subal Chandra Kumbhakar (2013): “A zero inefficiency stochastic frontier model”. Journal of Econometrics

Subal Chandra Kumbhakar (2013): “Specification and estimation of multiple output technologies: A primal approach”. European Journal of Operational Research

Subal Chandra Kumbhakar (2013): “Semiparametric smooth-coefficient stochastic frontier model”. Economics Letters

Subal Chandra Kumbhakar (2013): “Estimation and decomposition of inefficiency when producers maximize return to the outlay: an application to Norwegian fishing trawlers”. Journal of Productivity Analysis

Frank Asche (2013): “Future challenges for the maturing Norwegian salmon aquaculture industry: An analysis of total factor productivity change from 1996 to 2008”. Aquaculture

Frank Asche (2013): “Moving beyond the fished or farmed dichotomy”. Marine Policy

Frank Asche (2013): “Salmon lice - impact on wild salmonids and salmon aquaculture”. Journal of Fish Diseases

Frank Asche(2013): “Regime Shifts in the Fish Meal/Soybean Meal Price Ratio”. Journal of Agricultural Economics

Frank Asche (2013): “The relationship between spot and contract gas prices in Europe”. Energy Economics

Frank Asche (2013): “An evaluation of the effects on safety of using safety standards in major hazard industries”. Safety Science

Frank Asche and Kristin Helen Roll (2013): “Determinants of inefficiency in Norwegian salmon aquaculture”.  Aquaculture Economics & Management

Frank Asche, Kristin Helen Roll, Hilde Ness Sandvold and Arne Sørvig (2013): “Salmon aquaculture: larger companies and increased production “. Aquaculture Economics & Management

Frank Asche, Kristin Helen Roll og Ragnar Tveterås (2013): ”Produksjonsvekst, innovasjon og miljøutfordringer. Veksten i norsk lakseoppdrett”. Samfunnsøkonomen

Frank Asche and Ragnar Tveterås (2013): “Estimation and decomposition of inefficiency when producers maximize return to the outlay: an application to Norwegian fishing trawlers”.  Journal of Productivity Analysis
Frank Asche (2013): “Testing Structural Changes in U.S. Whitefish Import Market:  An Inverse Demand System Approach”.  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review

Frank Asche and Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Cyclical Gas Demand And Volatility Transmission In European Oil And Gas Markets”.  IAEE International Conference

Frank Asche (2013): “Studying Downside Risk In The Oil And Gas Market Using Logistic Regression”.  IAEE International Conference

Frank Asche (2013): “The volatility of oil and gas prices”.  IAEE International Conference

Ragnar Tveterås (2013): “Productivity development in Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish fisheries”.  Applied Economics

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Økt oljeutvinning fra eksisterende felt - Beslutningskriterier og innovasjon på norsk sokkel“. Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Contract Structure And Rig Rates”. IAEE International Conference

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Robust Strategies For Rig Procurement”. IAEE International Conference

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Ccs Failing To Pass Decision Gates”. IAEE International Conference

Petter Osmundsen and Kristin Helen Roll (2013): “Concave Drilling Curve”. IAEE International Conference

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Price relationship between US natural gas, LPG and oil. The effect of shale gas”.  IAEE International Conference

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Choice of Development Concept - Platform or Subsea Solution? Implications for the Recovery Factor“.  Oil and Gas Facilities

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Rate-of-Return Requirement for Climate vs. Petroleum Projects”.  SPE Economics & Management

Petter Osmundsen (2013): “Trends and trade-offs in petroleum tax design”.  International Journal of Global Energy Issues

Kristin Helen Roll (2013): “Production Risk in a Subsistence Agriculture”. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension

Kristin Helen Roll 2013): “Measuring performance, development and growth when restricting flexibility”.  Journal of Productivity Analysis

Jan Frick and Murshid Ali (2013): “Business Model Canvas as tool for SME”. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Rune Dahl Fitjar  (2013) “The Geographical Dimension of Innovation Collaboration: Networking and Innovation in Norway”.  Urban Studies

Rune Dahl Fitjar  (2013): “Region-building in the Arctic Periphery: The Discursive Construction of a Petroleum Region”. Geografiska Annaler B: Human Geography, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 71-88.

Rune Dahl Fitjar , Hilmar Rommetvedt and Christin Berg (2013): “European Capitals of Culture – Elitism or Inclusion? The Case of Stavanger2008”. International Journal of Cultural Policy, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 63-83.

Rune Dahl Fitjar, Martin Gjelsvik and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose (2013): “How Open is Open Innovation?” Beta: Scandinavian Journal of Business Research, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 2-22.

Rune Dahl Fitjar  Einar Leknes and Janne Thygesen (2013): “Europeanisation of Regional Policy-Making: A Boolean Analysis of Norwegian Counties’ Participation in the EU’s Interreg Programme”. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 381-400.

Rune Dahl Fitjar, Martin Gjelsvik and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose (2013): “The Combined Impact of Manager, Firm and Regional Capabilities on Innovation in Firms”. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, vol. 25, no. 5-6, pp. 500-520.

Rune Dahl Fitjar and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose (2013): “Firm Collaboration and Modes of Innovation in Norway”. Research Policy, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 128-138.

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Rune Dahl Fitjar (2013): “Buzz, Archipelago Economies and the Future of Intermediate and Peripheral Areas in a Spiky World”. European Planning Studies, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 355-372.